‘Haters’: Former Yorkshire rival reacts to incredible Leeds United decision

A general view of Elland Road as play continues in the second half during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Queens Park Rangers at Elland Road on December 8, 2018 in...

Leeds United players have decided to defer wages.

A general view of Elland Road during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Fulham at Elland Road on December 13, 2014 in Leeds, England.

Former Middlesbrough striker Andy Campbell has taken to Twitter to give his reaction to Leeds United players’ decision to defer wages.

As reported by BBC Sport, Leeds United’s players, coaching staff and senior management have volunteered to defer wages so that the non-paying staff can be paid.

Leeds, like other football clubs in the world, have been hit by the global health pandemic.

 

Leeds director of football Victor Orta has praised the players for their “incredible sense of unity and togetherness” amid these uncertain times, as quoted on BBC Sport.

Campbell - who played for the Whites’ Yorkshire rivals Middlesbrough - has praised the Leeds players for their act of generosity on Twitter.

A general view of Elland Road Stadium prior to the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Brighton & Hove Albion at Elland Road on October 17, 2015 in Leeds, England.

Automatic promotion challenge

Leeds are having a wonderful season at the moment and will be looking forward to the campaign resuming so that they can clinch automatic promotion to the Premier League.

The West Yorkshire outfit are at the top of the Championship table at the moment with 71 points from 37 matches.

Marcelo Bielsa’s side are a point clear of second-placed West Bromwich Albion and seven points ahead of third-placed Fulham.

Dark Clouds form over Elland road as First Division football becomes a reality during the FA Barclaycard Premiership match between Leeds United and Charlton Athletic at Elland Road on May...

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